From LaBelle, Florida for Hendry and Glades County and the Lake Okeechobee region. Don Browne, editor.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Emergency Shelters Opening Tonight For Freezing Weather
LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry County will be opening Cold Weather Emergency Shelters tonight at 6pm at the John Boy Auditorium (Beardsley Room) located at 1200 South W.C. Owens Ave. in Clewiston; and the United Way House, located at 133 N. Bridge Street in LaBelle.
The shelters will be open until 7 am Tuesday. The shelters are being staffed by the American Red Cross in cooperation with Hendry County Emergency Management. Near freezing weather is forecast for the area Monday night and Tuesday morning.